Peter Hook with Smashing Pumpkins in Mexico City | via YouTube
The Smashing Pumpkins have been known to cover Joy Division in the past — Billy Corgan once even toured with New Order as an additional guitarist — so it’s no surprise that when bassist Peter Hook shared a festival bill with them in Mexico City, they teamed up onstage.
Hook, and his son Jack Bates, joined Corgan and Co. to close out the Pumpkins’ set Saturday night with a cover of “No Love Lost,” one of the four songs that appeared on An Ideal for Living, Joy Division’s 1978 debut EP.
Watch footage of that performance below.
The former Joy Division and New Order bassist, and his band The Light, performed at the Pumpkins’ The World is a Vampire Festival at its Mexico City edition over the weekend. The Pumpkins next take the festival Down Under for 10 shows in Australia with Jane’s Addiction.
Here’s Hook with the Pumpkins playing Joy Division:
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